'Oh, You Turkey' contest winners create award-worthy gobblers

'Oh, You Turkey' contest winners create award-worthy gobblers

This year's debate ended only after the judges from Mia created an elaborate matrix that tallied up points awarded to each finalist.
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Variety

Feeling stressed out? 10 ways to make the holidays more peaceful

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Here are some tools for making your holidays less stressful and yourself and your loved ones more comfortable.
Cantus’ holiday program runs through Dec. 22 at various venues.
Music

Minnesota vocal group's 'Christmas With Cantus' is seriously stunning

2:34pm
REVIEW: "Christmas With Cantus" blends story and song.
Variety

The best photos of the year from Star Tribune

9:29am
See 20 of the year's most memorable moments from Star Tribune photojournalists.
Conversation starter games promise to salvage your holidays, meetings and dates from chatter about the weather.
Variety

Conversation-starter games give them something to talk about

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On the surface, the games are an attempt to pull people from their phones. But they also address a deeper issue: When you've run out of things to talk about, what are you supposed to say?
Jon Hamm and Ian Gomez question Paul Walter Hauser, as the security guard turned bombing suspect in “Richard Jewell.”
Movies

Clint Eastwood's take on journalist Kathy Scruggs isn't the only flaw in 'Richard Jewell'

December 12
Director Clint Eastwood does great work with actors but the movie falls apart.
Jack Black and Karen Gillan in “Jumanji: The Next Level."
Movies

Even more body swapping in 'Jumanji: The Next Level' delivers laughs 

December 13
"Jumanji: The Next Level" amps up the body swapping with hilarious returns.
Movies

Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce are sheer bliss to watch in 'The Two Popes' 

December 12
The film imagines deliciously convincing conversations between Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis.
Variety

Jeff Foxworthy will headline second year of Minneapolis Comedy Festival

December 12
The comedy festival will take over downtown Minneapolis for the second time next June.
Movies